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Deepa Sutherland
Solicitor
London
145 Leadenhall Street, 3rd Floor
London, EC3V 4QT
TEL: 020 3805 6296
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Deepa T. Sutherland

Deepa Sutherland is an experienced insurance litigator with experience in high stakes international and domestic commercial litigation and arbitration and e-discovery expertise across commercial litigation, internal and regulatory investigations. 

Since joining Zelle International LLP in May 2015, Deepa’s practice has focused on Rest of World matters with an English law and jurisdiction element.  She is working on some of the firm’s largest matters each with its own cross border element.

Representative Matters

Insurance

Representing insurer in a complex ($60m) outwards reinsurance dispute.

Representing insurer in respect of a cross border product liability claim in involving parties in Central Asia and Europe (English, German and Kazakh law).

Representing reinsurers in a property damage claim following a train derailment at a mining facility in Sierra Leone.

Advising reinsurer on aggregation in respect of a property damage and business interruption claim following a major loss in the South Pacific.

Provided coverage advice on a CAR policy to reinsurance market following property damage at a multi-billion dollar resort project in the Carribbean.

Representing reinsurance market in a mutli-billion dollar suspected metals fraud in China.

Business Disputes and Commercial Litigation

Advising on cross border data privacy and discovery issues for one of the firm’s largest litigation matters in the US.

Advising on potential recovery following a cross border inception fraud involving transactions in Central America and the UK.

Articles & Presentations

"Clearing up the Smoke: Insurance and Marijuana," Insurance Law360, February 3, 2017, co-author

"The Implications of Insureds’ Illegal Conduct," Insurance Law360, January 17, 2017, co-author

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